What has Happened to the Olympic Games?

Where did it go wrong, this seemingly ready-made debacle that is occurring in Rio ahead of the 2016 Summer Games? What with the pollution,...

MLB Success: Bud Selig’s Golden Parachute

Bud Selig’s story as a baseball success, and more than likely Hall of Famer, can be filed under what an unlikely success story it...

Brazilian and Israeli officials to honour victims of Munich massacre with ceremony at Rio...

Brazilian and Israeli officials will lead a ceremony to honour the victims of the massacre at Munich 1972 during this year’s Olympic Games in...

Cuban Baseball Players and The MLB

One of the side aspects of the Obama Administration’s decision to loosen the Cuban trade embargo, will be the sudden availability of talented baseball...

Legion Field: Time is not on the side of Birmingham’s former ‘Football Capital of...

The Old Gray Lady is pretty much all alone now. The children grew up, moved away from home, and never came back to Graymont Avenue. A...

Black Sports History in Alabama: Theodore Spradley III

By Dr. Brandon Spradley | Theodore Spradley III, born in 1949, graduated from Mobile County Training School (MCTS)...

The Olympic lighting ceremony: Masterminding the flame in Ancient Olympia

When high priestess Katerina Lehou kindles the 2016 Olympic flame next Thursday, one person will be watching more intently than anyone else. Choreographer Artemis...

Academy Mourns Loss of Reagan Media Award Winner, Sports Illustrated Writer Frank Deford

The United States Sports Academy is mourning the loss of Frank Deford, who spent five decades as one of the top writers for Sports...

The Once “Mighty Game” is a TV Show Now

The Major League Baseball "All-Star Game" started off as a gimmick, and remains a gimmick eighty-three years later.  The first "gimmick," if you will,...

Seven Basketball Players Inducted into 2016 FIBA Hall of Fame

The class of 2016 has been inducted into the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Hall of Fame at the House of Basketball, FIBA's headquarters on...

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